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  • 1. 
    What was the highest points-per-game average for a Division 1A player in 1999?
    • A. 

      12.1

    • B. 

      234.56

    • C. 

      13.09

    • D. 

      1

  • 2. 
    In college football, how long is a time out that has been requested by a player?
    • A. 

      Thirty Seconds

    • B. 

      Five Minutes

    • C. 

      Twenty Minutes

    • D. 

      One Minute, Thirty Seconds

  • 3. 
    What term describes the process of a player using his helmet to hurt another player?
    • A. 

      Snapping

    • B. 

      Spearing

    • C. 

      Hip Check

    • D. 

      Scrimmaging

  • 4. 
    What was the highest interceptions-per-game average in Division 1A in 2006?
    • A. 

      0.5

    • B. 

      0.3

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      0.75

  • 5. 
    Who said that college football would make "the same impression on the public mind as a bull fight"?
    • A. 

      The Boston Globe

    • B. 

      The New York Evening Post

    • C. 

      The Washington Times

    • D. 

      The Houston Chronicle

  • 6. 
    What would 19th-century college football players add to their knees and thighs as a safety measure?
    • A. 

      Rocks

    • B. 

      Thin Cloth Padding

    • C. 

      Steel Plates

    • D. 

      Plastic Sheeting

  • 7. 
    In what year was the idea of downs introduced in college football?
    • A. 

      1700

    • B. 

      1882

    • C. 

      1990

    • D. 

      1930

  • 8. 
    Which of the following penalties results in the offending team's loss of five yards?
    • A. 

      Marking Ball

    • B. 

      Numbers Changed

    • C. 

      Illegal Snap

    • D. 

      Holding Or Obstruction

  • 9. 
    Why was the goal post moved from the goal line to the end line in the development of football?
    • A. 

      It Looked Nicer

    • B. 

      To Prevent Injuries

    • C. 

      To Make It Harder

    • D. 

      For No Reason

  • 10. 
    How many yards are taken away from a team that exhibits unsportsmanlike conduct?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      20

    • D. 

      15

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the name of an early football formation?
    • A. 

      P-Formation

    • B. 

      R-Formation

    • C. 

      College-Formation

    • D. 

      T-Formation

  • 12. 
    What is the penalty for fighting in the first half of a college football game?
    • A. 

      15 Yards

    • B. 

      5 Yards

    • C. 

      Disqualification Of Players

    • D. 

      20 Yards

  • 13. 
    Although not eliminated, what did legalizing the forward pass greatly reduce?
    • A. 

      Competitiveness

    • B. 

      Scoring

    • C. 

      Safety Of Players

    • D. 

      Brutal Injuries

  • 14. 
    Roughly how many plays do Division 1A teams average per game?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      140

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      110

  • 15. 
    What was the highest individual receiving yards average in Division 1A for the 2006 season?
    • A. 

      60.02

    • B. 

      117.92

    • C. 

      100.01

    • D. 

      900.1

  • 16. 
    Who shook an umbrella at the first college game, saying it would "come to no Christian end"?
    • A. 

      A Professor

    • B. 

      A Priest

    • C. 

      An Angry Parent

    • D. 

      A Doctor

  • 17. 
    Before 1882, what could a college football player do to force a tie game?
    • A. 

      Sit On The Ball

    • B. 

      Pay The Referee

    • C. 

      Refuse To Play

    • D. 

      Ask Politely

  • 18. 
    What has a player done wrong when an official pats the top of his head with one hand?
    • A. 

      Scored A Touchdown

    • B. 

      Illegally Blocked Another Player

    • C. 

      Illegally Passed Downfield

    • D. 

      Clipped Another Player

  • 19. 
    Which of the following things was not unusual in a college football game in 1902?
    • A. 

      6-Man Officiating Teams

    • B. 

      Many Breaks During The Game

    • C. 

      Too Much Protective Gear

    • D. 

      No Player Substitutions

  • 20. 
    What is the maximum number of people that can be in a team's area in college football?
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      90

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      150

  • 21. 
    In college football, which of the following is an illegal kicking of the ball?
    • A. 

      Free Kick

    • B. 

      Punt

    • C. 

      Return Kick

    • D. 

      Scrimmage Kick

  • 22. 
    In what year was the first college football game played?
    • A. 

      1869

    • B. 

      1930

    • C. 

      1992

    • D. 

      1776

  • 23. 
    In college football, what is another name for the 50-yard line?
    • A. 

      Left Field

    • B. 

      Right Field

    • C. 

      Midfield

    • D. 

      Center Field

  • 24. 
    What was the highest number of completed passes for a Division 1A player in 2006?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      412

    • D. 

      600

  • 25. 
    What was the minimum height of a goal post on a college football field in 1881?
    • A. 

      10 Feet

    • B. 

      20 Feet

    • C. 

      50 Feet

    • D. 

      30 Feet

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